This portal is to provide update on activities to commemorate the International Men’s Day (IMD) 2022 activities in Nigeria.
International Men’s Day (IMD) is commemorated globally on November 19.
International Men’s Day (IMD) is celebrated globally on November 19. It is an opportunity to celebrate men and highlight the positive value they bring to the world, their families and communities.
Though there have been initiatives to celebrate men over the years, the International Men’s Day on the 19 November was founded in 1999 by Dr Jerome Teelucksingh, a history lecturer at University of the West Indies in Trinidad Tabago.
Commemorated in about 80 countries, the theme for IMD 2022 is 'Men leading by example'.
According to https://internationalmensday.com/, since 1999, the methods of commemorating International Men’s Day have included the giving and receiving of gifts, public seminars, forums, conferences, classroom activities at schools, Men’s Health events, radio and television programs, Parliamentary speeches, Government Observances, Church observances, prayer meetings, peaceful gatherings and marches, awards ceremonies, special retail promotions, music concerts and art displays, etc.
In commemorating IMD 2022 in Nigeria, Sanmi Falobi, IMD Ambassador for West Africa is coordinating a cluster of activities, powered by Innate Communications and other partners.
Views highlights of the International Men's Day (IMD) 2022 (Nigeria pre event) ZOOM discourse 1.0 entitled, 'MEN LIVING BY EXAMPLE: Examining the expectations from gender perspectives' which held Saturday, Aug 20, 2022